Yuma County, Arizona, US
Largemouth Bass (Micropterus salmoides) collected during standard fall electrofishing survey. Measurements: 23.8 inches total length and 10.57 lbs. (released back into lake)
Largemouth bass being released back into the lake
The largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) is a freshwater gamefish in the sunfish family, a species of black bass native to North America. It is also known by a variety of regional names, such as the brown bass, widemouth bass, bigmouth bass, black bass, bucketmouth, Potter's fish, Florida bass, Florida largemouth, green bass, green trout, gilsdorf bass, linesides, Oswego bass, southern largemouth and (paradoxically) northern largemouth. The largemouth bass is the state fish of Alabama (official freshwater...